Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Opioid-Sparing Perioperative Care on CME Webcast. 2017 and the US declares the opioid epidemic a public health crisis. The CDC reports 136 people die of opioid overdose every day with synthetic opioids being the most common culprit. Opioids are still a useful tool in our pain management arsenal particularly when we’re putting a patient through a painful procedure—but what else can we use to manage perioperative pain? Here to answer this question and more is Dr Michelle Humeidan, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: understand the pathophysiology and diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes; and identify therapies that reduce mortality in acute coronary syndromes.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Frequency of Misuse
  • Addiction from short-term use
  • Opioid disposal
  • Preferred Opioids
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Intrathecal Opioids

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment and Response in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Suicide Risk Assessment and Response in Primary Care on webcast. Nearly every primary care physician has had a patient die from suicide. But there is something that all of us can do about it. We can better identify our patients at risk for suicide and we can more effectively talk with our patients about suicide. On this CME webcast, we’re going to be discussing suicide risk assessment and response in primary care. We’d like to welcome our guests. Clinical psychologist and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Craig Bryan. And also clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Justin Baker.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: describe how items from the Suicide Cognitions Scale-Revised can improve the accuracy of suicide risk screening and assessment; and identify the components of crisis response planning for suicide prevention.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • ‘Red flags’ for emergency care
  • When to refer outpatients
  • What to look for when referring a patient to a mental health professional
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Learn About Wound Care on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Wound Care on CME Webcast. On this CME webcast, we are going to show you what we learned in creating our new Wound Center so that you can apply these same principles to wound care at your hospital in order to provide state of the art wound management to your own patients. Our format today will consist of short presentations by 4 of our wound specialists followed by a more in depth review of wound reconstruction by our Wound Center’s medical director.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: explain the range of advanced wound care measures available for the management of complex wounds; emphasize the value of multidisciplinary care for problematic wounds; understand that the underlying wound etiology must be addressed to promote healing; and understand more clearly the potential for bone involvement in wound care.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Diabetic Foot Wound
  • Orthopaedic Wound Care
  • General Surgery and Wound Care
  • Case Presentations on Various Wound Etiologies
  • Advanced Wound Care

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Learn About Advance Care Planning on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Advance Care Planning on CME Webcast. We have come a long way in the evolution of advance directives but it is still common for patients, physicians, and families to be faced with having to make a sudden decision about whether to institute life-saving measures. Particularly because sometimes those measures do less to prolong life than to prolong the process of death. Joining us today to help all of us become better at proactively discussing advance directives with our patients is palliative medicine specialist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Kavitha Norton.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: define Advance Care Planning as Communication Process for Patient Empowerment; and discuss components and products of Advance Care Planning including proxy and health documents.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • DNR, DNR-CCA, & DNR-CC
  • Starting the advance care directive discussion
  • Common definition of Advance Care Planning & Framework
  • Challenges with Advance Care Planning
  • Tools and resources for these discussions
  • Documenting

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.

Webcast Teaches on Common Laryngeal Disorders in Primary Care

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Webcast Teaches on Common Laryngeal Disorders in Primary Care. On this CME webcast, to tell us about common laryngeal disorders in primary care are laryngeal specialists from the Ohio State University. Dr. Laura Matrka is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Dr. Brandon Kim is an Assistant Professor, also from the Department of Otolaryngology.

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What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: UNDERSTAND red flags necessitating earlier referral for voice disorders; and EXPLAIN current controversy and decision-making regarding PPI use.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common laryngeal disorders in primary care medicine
  • Common tests performed in the laryngeal disease clinic
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngitis mimics
  • Diagnosing paradoxical vocal cord dysfunction
  • Vocal cord nodules
  • Risk factors for laryngeal cancer
  • Vocal cord hemorrhage

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

Call our MedNet21 Program Manager at 614.293.3473 for more details about subscribing to MedNet21 as a hospital or as an individual. You can also e-mail him at derrick.freeman@osumc.edu.